Day in Pics: 30th January

Jan 30, 2015, 18:26 PM IST
A European eagle owl prances in its new outdoor enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany. Two of these in danger of extinction birds are newly hosted by the zoo.
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A European eagle owl prances in its new outdoor enclosure at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany. Two of these in danger of extinction birds are newly hosted by the zoo.

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Communications and IT, Ravi Shankar Prashad and Minister of Drinking Water & Sanitation Birendra Singh release Postal Stamp on ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign in New Delhi.
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Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Communications and IT, Ravi Shankar Prashad and Minister of Drinking Water & Sanitation Birendra Singh release Postal Stamp on ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign in New Delhi.

Suzanne Smith, Stranding & Rescue Coordinator of Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles for the Audubon Nature Institute, releases an endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle, which was rescued in New England, and rehabilitated by the institute, into the Gulf of Mexico, 24 miles off the coast of Louisiana.
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Suzanne Smith, Stranding & Rescue Coordinator of Marine Mammals & Sea Turtles for the Audubon Nature Institute, releases an endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle, which was rescued in New England, and rehabilitated by the institute, into the Gulf of Mexico, 24 miles off the coast of Louisiana.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his respect at Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, on his death anniversary in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his respect at Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, on his death anniversary in New Delhi.

Ravindra Jadeja plays a pull shot during their one day international cricket match against England in Perth, Australia.
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Ravindra Jadeja plays a pull shot during their one day international cricket match against England in Perth, Australia.

A visitor gestures as she talks to another near a painting titled 'Sons of the same soil' by Viveek Sharma, at the India Art Fair in New Delhi.
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A visitor gestures as she talks to another near a painting titled 'Sons of the same soil' by Viveek Sharma, at the India Art Fair in New Delhi.

Martina Hingis of Switzerland celebrates with her partner Leander Paes of India after defeating Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay in their mixed doubles semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Martina Hingis of Switzerland celebrates with her partner Leander Paes of India after defeating Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay in their mixed doubles semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

President Barack Obama addresses House Democrats, in Philadelphia.
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President Barack Obama addresses House Democrats, in Philadelphia.

Number of human skeletons found at a room in police lines in Unnao district.
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Number of human skeletons found at a room in police lines in Unnao district.

Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a maternity and children's hospital that was shattered by a gas tank truck explosion, in Cuajimalpa on the outskirts of Mexico City
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Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a maternity and children's hospital that was shattered by a gas tank truck explosion, in Cuajimalpa on the outskirts of Mexico City

Actress Amy Poehler, waves as she is seated with Jason Hellerstein and Sam Clark, who are dressed in drag, while riding in a convertible through Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass.
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Actress Amy Poehler, waves as she is seated with Jason Hellerstein and Sam Clark, who are dressed in drag, while riding in a convertible through Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass.

A Romanian priest puts out candles inside a church built entirely from ice blocks cut from a frozen lake after a blessing religious service at the Balea Lac resort in the Fagaras mountains, Romania.
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A Romanian priest puts out candles inside a church built entirely from ice blocks cut from a frozen lake after a blessing religious service at the Balea Lac resort in the Fagaras mountains, Romania.